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Gilmore Car Museum

6865 Hickory Road, Hickory Corners, MI
269-671-5089
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: The ever expanding Gilmore Car Museum, hailed as one of the Top Five car museums in the nation...
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: The ever expanding Gilmore Car Museum, hailed as one of the Top Five car museums in the nation, features over nearly extraordinary cars and motorcycles from all eras. The Automotive Heritage Center (about 150 vehicles) is Open daily year-round. The outdoor park-like campus of historic buildings (including 1930s gas station, working 1940s diner and several exhibit sturctures)are open April - Novemember.Museum exhibits range from cars of the 1890s to the classic Duesenberg, the elusive 1948 Tucker, to the muscle cars of the ‘60s and ‘70s. Located just off M-43 at Hickory Road near Hickory Corners (20 minutes northeast of Kalamazoo, MI)
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Carleton, Michigan, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

This place is literally in the middle of nowhere but it was certainly worth the trip. What a step back in time! Truly a walk through history by way of the automobile! We are car people and this was as enjoyable as the Henry Ford Museum. They had several cars there that were the only ones left in existence among... More 

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Raleigh NC
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102 reviews 102 reviews
40 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Incredible place that is difficult to describe! It is a campus full of cars and automotive memorabilia, located in the middle of a large field! The cars are simply fabulous; rooms and rooms of cars, many organized by manufacturer. And their are buildings dedicated to particular car manufacturers, again rooms and rooms of classic cars. There is a collection of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

My second visit here. They added the main building and the Ford Model A building and the Franklin collection. Nice collection of 30's american vintage classic cars. Cars from this era were really works of art. Yes it is out in the middle of a bunch of farms, but is worth the drive. I didn't get to get a frozen... More 

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We made the trip across Mighigan to visit this museum and boy are we glad we did. We spent the entire day going from building to building looking at the cars of the past. There were cars we all know, to cars the four of us had never heard of, in all their glory. We decided to go during the... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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124 reviews 124 reviews
15 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

EVERYTHING in this collection is impressive. The attention, and detail provides an experience like no other museum we've ever seen. This is a 90 acre historic experience on a 2 lane country road second to none! You won't forget it.

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Byron Center, Michigan
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Off the beaten path, but worth it! Many cars. The new Ford Model A museum is worth the trip and price without the balance of the museum!

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Alliston, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Over 300 vehicles on display. Restored and original condition vehicles. A nice trip down memory lane. The Ford display shows the history of the first assembly line.George was helpful and the walk about was at your pace.Great day good pie in the diner.

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Augusta, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

This is a great place to visit and with the recent expansions, a true learning experience. Be sure to check for special events held on various weekends such as International car shows, tractor shows and a British car day. These always bring many quality exhibitors to this exceptional museum.

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Fowler, Michigan, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

I have driven by this place several times in the last few years but never stopped. We finally did last Saturday and were very impressed. The automobiles were stunning and the people working were very helpful. We will stop again and see what we missed the first time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013 via mobile

Nicest car museum there is. Beautiful facility with excellent staff. The collection is so amazing!--- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- :-)

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GilmoreCarMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Gilmore Car Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting, we hope you will come back soon! More 

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